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Martha Rodgers

Martha Ruffin Rodgers of Zebulon passed away on June 5, 2024.  Martha was born February 22, 1928, in Yatesville to the late Asa Lee Ruffin and Mardelle Kennedy Ruffin.  Martha married W. Shelor Rodgers on August 29, 1947.  They moved to Zebulon in 1949 where they owned and operated City Pharmacy until Shelor retired in 1988. Martha was an active member of Zebulon First Baptist Church for 75 years. 
Martha was preceded in death by her husband, Shelor Rodgers; her daughter-in-law, Laurie Rodgers; four sisters, Mary Fowler, Myrtice Kitchens, Ruth Ballard, and Bonnie Alsobrooks.  She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Jack Ruffin, Champ Ruffin, and Bobby Ruffin. 
 
Martha is survived by her son, Farris Rodgers; her daughter and son-in-law, Ann and David Wright and her grandsons, Nathaniel and Samuel Wright.  She is also survived by her sister, Dot Mulling and her brother, Johnny Ruffin and many nieces and nephews. 
 

Friends and family can visit the family on Friday, June 14 from 6:00 to 8:00 at Moody Daniel Funeral Home in Zebulon.  Martha’s funeral service will be Saturday, June 15 at 11:00 at Zebulon First Baptist Church.  Interment will follow the funeral at East View Cemetery in Zebulon.

Moody-Daniel Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. 

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